Northrop Grumman Principal/SR Principal Test Facility Engineer in Sunnyvale, California
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Northrop Grumman Mission Systems (NGMS) is looking for you to join our team as a Principal/SR Principal Test Facility Engineer based out of Sunnyvale, CA.
What you'll get to do:
Perform life cycle and root cause failure analysis of steam facility equipment, including boilers, cooling towers, condensers, and other high temperature and pressure systems.
Research, plan, design and develop new systems and operating profiles to increase test facility efficiency.
Perform thermal and heat transfer analysis on various test facility systems and components.
Support testing of main propulsion and power generation equipment.
Prepare technical reports and present to Test Facility Engineering Management.
Prepare proposals, statement of work, project planning and coordinate operator/contractor work assignments.
Responsible for Test Facility Operational Procedures to ensure safe operations and technical accuracy.
Maintain and develop preventative maintenance procedures and corrective maintenance planning for overhaul and repair of systems and components.
Develop and maintain program specific Pre and Post Test checklists.
This is a dual level req and can be filled as a Principal Test Facility Engineer or as a SR Principal Test Facility Engineer.
This requisition may be filled at either a Principal Test Facility Engineer or a SR Principal Test Facility Engineer level.
- Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) and 5+ years of mechanical and/or electrical engineering work experience; Master's Degree and 3+ years of mechanical and/or electrical engineering work experience; PhD and 0 years of mechanical and/or electrical engineering work experience.
- Bachelor's degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics) and 9+ years of mechanical and/or electrical engineering work experience; Master's Degree and 7+ years of mechanical and/or electrical engineering work experience; PhD and 4 years of mechanical and/or electrical engineering work experience.
Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
Proven Competency in the operation of propulsion and power plant machinery; Fluid and Thermodynamic Systems experience.
Project Management Acuity and MS Office competency.
Ability to obtain a Secret Clearance.
Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.
Test Facility and/or Power Generation/Chemical Facility operational experience.
FEA modeling experience.
Design Software Acuity (AutoCAD, Cero, Solidworks or equivalent).
What We Can Offer You:
Northrop Grumman provides a comprehensive benefits package and a work environment that encourages your growth and supports the mutual success of our people and our company. Northrop Grumman benefits give you the flexibility and control to choose the benefits that make the most sense for you and your family. Your package will include the following:
Paid Time Off
Training and Development
Flexible Work Arrangements
Additional Northrop Grumman Information:
Northrop Grumman has approximately 85,000 employees in all 50 states and in more than 25 countries, we strive to attract and retain the best employees by providing an inclusive work environment wherein employees are receptive to diverse ideas, perspectives and talents to help solve our toughest customer challenges: to develop and maintain some of the most technically sophisticated products, programs and services in the world.
Our Values. The women and men of Northrop Grumman Corporation are guided by Our Values. They describe our company as we want it to be. We want our decisions and actions to demonstrate these Values. We believe that putting Our Values into practice creates long-term benefits for shareholders, customers, employees, suppliers, and the communities we serve.
Our Responsibility. At Northrop Grumman, we are committed to maintaining the highest of ethical standards, embracing diversity and inclusion, protecting the environment, and striving to be an ideal corporate citizen in the community and in the world.
Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.
Job Category : Engineering